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Tactile (Overview)

Pleural fremitus is a palpable vibration of the wall of the thorax caused by friction between the parietal and visceral pleura of the lungs. See pleural friction rub for the auditory analog of this sign.


Tactile (Overview)

Pleural fremitus is a palpable vibration of the wall of the thorax caused by friction between the parietal and visceral pleura of the lungs. See pleural friction rub for the auditory analog of this sign.


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I'm 10 and I was wondering if it's possible to touch a cloud?

Touching clouds: Hello Elizabeth,

This site is for medical questions for 16 years and older. You may ask a parent or relative or guardian to ask questions for you, though.

Clouds are visible liquid droplets or ice crystals, much like steam or snow. You can feel the water in the form of rain from the cloud. ...Read more

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Anyone power with healing touch?

Anyone power with healing touch?

Healing Touch: Healing touch is an energy therapy
in which practitioners consciously use
their hands in a heart-centered and
intentional way. Practitioners may be nurses, massage therapists, or from other healing backgrounds. It is non-invasive, non-toxic, and has some research done with it as well. For more information, check this web site: http://tinyurl. Com/yhzm3rf good luck! ...Read more

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Why does it hurt when I touch my cecum?

Why does it hurt when I touch my cecum?

How do U know cecum?: Causes of recurrent abdominal discomfort as described may be identified by first addressing signs/symptoms so as to localize the organ involved: in women: vaginal discharge or bleeding, alteration in periods, pregnancy risk? Fever, nausea, vomiting, altered stool pattern, blood with stool, tenderness, distension? Painful urination, blood in urine? Recent trauma, herniation? Stressors? Other risks? ...Read more

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What do GYNS check and touch do they hurt?

What do GYNS check and touch do they hurt?

Pelvic area: Generally if you go to a Gyn, they will be checking your pelvic region. Lower abdomen where the bladder, uterus, and vagina are located. This will not hurt if you have no obvious problems. But if there is an infection or something else going wrong that there might be some minor pain. If this is your first first visit they will be gentle and slow. ...Read more

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How to tell if I have tactile hallucinations?

How to tell if I have tactile hallucinations?

T. Haluc.: Tactile hallucination is the false perception of tactile sensory input that creates a hallucinatory sensation of physical contact with an imaginary object.[1] This is caused by the faulty integration of the tactile sensory neural signals generated in the spinal chord & the thalamus & sent to the primary & secondary somatosensory cortex. Tactile Hallucination caused by cocaine & alcohol. ...Read more

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I had touch sex but now my urinary area hurts?

I had touch sex but now my urinary area hurts?

May be UTI.: If you have had sexual contact - including masturbation - you may have developed a urinary tract infection. Bacteria travel easily up the short female urethra and set up an infection in the bladder. These are usually easily treated with antibiotics. Please get checked by your health care provider for a proper diagnosis and treatment. Lgromkomd. ...Read more

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Is a swollen bug bite normally hot to the touch?

Is a swollen bug bite normally hot to the touch?

Yes: Your inflammatory cells come in to take care of the bite and this causes swelling and warmth. This should subside in a day or two --if not I would be concerned about an infection--see your family doc. ...Read more

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How can a person cope with tactile hallucinations?

How can a person cope with tactile hallucinations?

It depends: It depends on the cause. Tactile hallucinations can also be known as formication -- and are common in amphetamine & Cocaine abuse. Also alcohol withdrawal. Can be found in schizophrenia and other delusional disorders as well. Finding and treating the cause is best way to deal with tactile hallucinations. See your primary care physician or a psychiatrist for help. ...Read more

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I have minimum omphalocele bit is hurt wen a touch?

I have minimum omphalocele bit is hurt wen a touch?

Umbilical hernia?: I'm guessing you have an umbilical hernia, not an omphalocele, as the latter is a defect that requires fixing at birth. If it is bulging and tender to the touch you should be evaluated in person to make sure you don't have intestine stuck, or incarcerated, in the hernia. This can require surgery. ...Read more

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What determines how sensitive your skin is to touch?

What determines how sensitive your skin is to touch?

Its mostly nerves.: The thickness of the skin, nerve receptors, nerve conduction and any possible nerve disrupting condition that can effect nerve physiology. Just to name the most obvious. ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean to have a touch of aspergers?

What exactly does it mean to have a touch of aspergers?

Autism Spectrum D/O: You are being described by this comment, hopefully from a mental health professional, as having elements of what used to be called a pervasive developmental disorder or asperger's syndrome. This would imply interpersonal deficits accompanied by narrow obsessional interests. In the new dsm-v this is as an autism spectrum disorder. You might benefit from talking to a psychologist. ...Read more

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What happens if you touch a patient while using the aed?

What happens if you touch a patient while using the aed?

Starts over: The most concerning issue would be touching the patient at the time the AED delivers a defibrillation. The electrical current could pass from the patient into anybody making physical contact, and cause various injuries or even stop your heart. Because of that, most aeds will stop their analyzing cycle if somebody touches the patient, and then start over with analysis prior to advising a shock. ...Read more

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Why does a touch/poke to my skin hurt so badly sometimes?

Why does a touch/poke to my skin hurt so badly sometimes?

Hypersensitivity: Could be inflammatory. Depends on if other changes like redness or swelling or blanching also occur. ...Read more

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From today when I touch my right chest it slightly pain.?

Anything: Could be a problem with skin, nerves, muscle, shoulder, lung, heart, or stomach. See your doctor for a more thorough history, physical exam and further evaluation. ...Read more

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Help! What is aids and how does it gets in touch to others?

Help! What is aids and how does it gets in touch to others?

Advanced HIV infxn: Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is the virus that causes progressive destruction of the immune system, which can lead to acquired immune deficiency syndrome (aids). As the immune system declines, a person can get one of 20+ opportunistic infections associated with aids. Hiv is spread through mainly unprotected sexual contact, sharing infected needles, or receiving infected blood products. ...Read more

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My skin is become dark when I came to touch with sun light?

My skin is become dark when I came to touch with sun light?

Sunblock moisturizer: Many people use over-the-counter moisturizers that contain sunscreen. Avoiding excessive sun exposure will let skin lighten up. One should take extra vitamin d to make up for not getting vitamin d from the sun. Although having tanned skin from sun exposure is not a medical illness, there are a few uncommon hormonal medical conditions that can cause skin darkening, for which a doctor can evaluate. ...Read more

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Swollen and hot to the touch mark on a child, what's wrong?

Swollen and hot to the touch mark on a child, what's wrong?

Swollen mark: A mark on a child, particularly a red mark, that is swollen and hot, could be an indication of a skin infection known as cellulitis. Another sign would be pain when the "mark" is touched. This could require antibiotic therapy, especially if you notice the mark growing in size. If that is the case, it should be examined by your doctor. ...Read more

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I have a hard to the touch abcess I can't pop help please!?

I have a hard to the touch abcess I can't pop help please!?

See a professional: You should not mess with this yourself. If this is on you skin see a dermatologist. It could be a something as simple as a sebaceous cyst or as complicated as a tumor. If this is in your mouth, see a dentist. Simply popping an abscess will not make it go away. The source problem needs to be treated. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how a light touch stimulates a nerve impulse?

Can you tell me how a light touch stimulates a nerve impulse?

All Feeling: Has to travel through nerves. You can't feel anything without the nerves, so any sensation felt is due to nerves that send signals to spinal cord and brain. ...Read more

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What is the cause of tactile vocal fremitus in consolidation?

What is the cause of tactile vocal fremitus in consolidation?

The consolidation: Leads to denser lung tissue which transmits more sound when the patient speaks. So this is a sign of potential pneumonia. ...Read more

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My skin hurts to the touch and I'm chilled. What does that mean?

My skin hurts to the touch and I'm chilled. What does that mean?

Stomach Hurts: You need to see a physician-today! Belly pain can be completely benign or very dangerous. The only way to tell the difference is to be evaluated! ...Read more

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Can you get tactile hulucinations from one 2 mg dose of lorazapam?

Can you get tactile hulucinations from one 2 mg dose of lorazapam?

Lorazepam withdrawal: Tactile hallucinations (not "hulucinations") are common in withdrawal from benzodiazepines such as lorazepam. I've never seen them after a single 2mg dose. If this dose was given in an attempt to taper from ongoing benzo use, though, it may mean the person was using a much higher dose -- and the 2mg dose did not cover withdrawal symptoms. Tactile hallucinations ; other symptoms could result. ...Read more

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Normal temp. 98.4 skin very hot to the touch. No other sx. Concern?

Normal temp. 98.4 skin very hot to the touch. No other sx. Concern?

Probably normal: Most likely there is no concern if your temperature is normal, and you have no other symptoms. I don't know how you took your temperature, but rectal temperature can be the most accurate. Make sure your thermometer is working correctly also. If no other symptoms develop, you are probably ok. Follow up with your PCP if any symptoms develop. ...Read more